Acorn Meadows
Luke Lane, Brailsford, Derbyshire, DE6 3BY

Acorn Meadows is an exciting new collection of 36 homes surrounded by rolling Derbyshire countryside.  With the market town of Ashbourne just under six miles away and the Peak District on its doorstep, this is a fabulous place to call home.

Full of charm, Brailsford offers everything you would expect from a rural English village, including several cafes, a local shop and a post office. Not to forget the Rose and Crown Pub public house and All Saints’ Church. 

For a more sedate day out, just 5 miles away is the National Trust’s Kedleston Hall where you can wander around the 18th century manor house and explore the many acres of gardens and parkland.

Also close to home is Carsington Water, only 7 miles away. The stunning Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, all from only 21 minutes away by car.

Our First Home Plan

When its your first home, every little thing matters and once you know where you want to live, you want to ensure it’s the right home at a price you can afford. Our First Home Plan is designed to create a great feeling of achievement from the day you choose your home.

Make it yours

Our First Home Plan is availble on our Acorn, Briar, Larkspur homes at Acorn Meadows and includes:

  • A choice of Swoon furniture from a selected range
  • British designed and manufactured kitchen with stylish contemporary finishes
  • Kitchen complete with fridge freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob, extractor hood
  • Your choice of flooring throughout your home
  • Master bedroom with built in wardrobes
  • Bathrooms with contemporary white sanitary ware and quality tiling
  • A 10 year warranty for added peace of mind
  • Energy efficient for lower energy bills
  • £1,000 towards your legal fees
  • £250 fee for our recommended IFA to arrange your mortgage
  • No stamp duty to pay


Find out more about our First Home Plan



Set in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside, the small, red-brick settlement of Brailsford is the quintessential English village, offering the perfect rural idyll for families and professionals alike. 

Ideally situated off the A52, halfway between Derby and Ashbourne and near the southern edge of the Peak District, the village is mentioned in the Domesday Book and built around the beautiful 11th-century All Saints church. 

With a range of cafes, a local shop, post office and the popular Rose & Crown pub, Brailsford offers all you could need for day-to-day living, while the nearby market town of Ashbourne - the gateway to Dovedale and the Peak District - offers a wider range of retail and leisure facilities.

Located in a stunning natural setting, the area is criss-crossed with walking and cycle paths and is also home to a number of popular golf courses. Nearby Carsington Water and the Wild Park Activity Centre offer an exciting challenge for the more adventurous minded while, for city lovers, Derby is just 8 miles away, with its range of nightlife, cultural and sporting attractions. 

Derby’s railway station provides direct access to work and leisure opportunities in Birmingham, London and Nottingham, while East Midlands Airport is just 21 miles away.

Acorn Meadows offers an attractive range of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes and is ideal for families, being located near a number of good State and Grammar schools. Each home is designed with the practicalities of modern living in mind, combining personal and family space with high-quality materials and elegant detailing.


A beautiful market town with lots to offer, nearby Ashbourne is known as ‘The Gateway to The Peak District’. A great place from which to explore the spectacular surroundings, it also offers some fabulous places to shop, eat and drink.

Just 8.1 miles away from Acorn Meadows is Derby City Centre. Here you will find plenty of choice when it comes to shopping, as well as a vibrant nightlife and the University of Derby. Derby is also home to Markeaton Park and Darley Park both popular attractions in the East Midlands. Markeaton Park offers the Mundy Play Centre, complete with children’s’ splash pool, park walks and gardens, pitch and putt, The Orangery and Craft Village as well as extensive sports facilities and the exhilarating Skyline High Ropes experience. Darley Park offers outdoor concerts, beautiful gardens, where you can picnic by the river, open fields to play sports and a café.

Fantastic for families, there are several schools close to Acorn Meadows which are rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED, such as Brailsford Pre-School and Brailsford CofE School. In addition, Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School is only 7 miles away in Ashbourne.

This development offers excellent transport links. Nine miles away is Derby Train Station which provides direct links to Birmingham, London, Cardiff and Nottingham. Plus, leading straight into Ashbourme, the A52 is very close, as is the M1, linking you with other areas across the UK. For international travel, East Midlands Airport is 27 miles away.

Each home at Acorn Meadows has been designed with your comfort in mind. Offering inviting en suite master bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and french door access to the private rear gardens, these homes are perfect for modern living. With 10 layouts to choose from, you are sure to find the home that’s just right for you.

Plot 1 - Blackwell Available
4 Bedrooms

The light and spacious downstairs of the Blackwell benefits from a kitchen/dining family area, separate living room and study. The master bedroom features an en suite finished with wall and floor Porcelanosa tiling.

Plot 23 - Larkspur Available
3 Bedrooms

A three-bedroom home with an open plan living and dining area, The Larkspur is great for families.